Montage Project Grading Rubric
Criteria Beginner (1 or 2) Developing (3) Accomplished (4) Exemplary (5)
Camera Angles Little forethought to proper Camera angles change with Proper use of camera angle to Camera angles chosen
camera angle evident by few varying success. Some shots produce the best viewpoint and heighten dramatic
camera angle variance. missing but for the most part, the area needed for the intended visualization of the story. A
angles chosen convey the film purposes. A good collection of good balance between
idea. varying shots throughout the subjective, objective, and
film. point-of-view shots evident.
Storyboards & Pitch Difficult to see development of Character direction evident, Identify all camera movements, Excellent visuals and
story, obvious holes in story evidence of preplanning the camera shots, important visual explanations that creatively
development, little thought necessary shot sequences. Still effects, sound to the scene. Each demonstrate the full
toward camera angle. Missing developing a sense of how each frame is properly labeled with development of the film.
or incomplete pitch. shot should progress from one to shot number and angle
another. Pitch completed. viewpoint.
Juxtaposition Little to no use of metaphor, Some thought evident in use of The selection of images and The juxtaposition, symbols,
symbols, juxtaposition, and juxtaposition in film. Varying sound and how they are ordered metaphors, and symbols used
motifs in the film. success in its application. creates a separate third idea. create an intriguing theme as
the film unfolds.
Montage No theme apparent throughout Images selected fit properly with Visual images selectively cut The collection of different
the montage; poor choice in choice of music. Order of shots create a common purpose visual images creates a
music to support visuals. conveys a message with varying apparent to the audience definite emotional impact on
success. throughout the film. the audience as the film
explores a defined theme.